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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Vulcan Materials's revenues will increase 6.7% and EPS will turn positive
The average estimate for revenue is $740.5 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.15.
Last quarter, Vulcan Materials logged revenue of $538.2 million. GAAP reported sales were 0.4% higher than the prior-year quarter's $535.9 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.48. GAAP EPS were -$0.42 for Q1 compared to -$0.40 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 3.3%, 80 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -9.8%, 130 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -10.2%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.73 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.02.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 436 members out of 487 rating the stock outperform, and 51 members rating it underperform. Among 151 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 139 give Vulcan Materials a green thumbs-up, and 12 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Vulcan Materials is hold, with an average price target of $60.00.
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